For one weekend only, architects in every corner of Northern Ireland will be volunteering their time and expertise to give advice to the public on their building projects, whether large or small, to help raise funds for cancer research.
For Rodney and Emma McKay of Co Down, building a ‘traditional’ bungalow was out of the question. And the result is very different indeed to what you’d expect a one and half storey house to look like…
When Peter and Rhea Marshall of Co Antrim bought their house they did so with a view to building an extension, as their family was expanding. Nurturing the design process was their first priority.
According to the UK automotive services company RAC, up to 50% of domestic garages are no longer used to park cars in. The other 50% are either a store for overspill from the house, Christmas decorations, bikes, DIY tools, gardening equipment and of course junk, or a makeshift utility, kids’ playroom or freezing cold gym! […]